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Jul 22, 2010 11:00am PDT
mar: thank you. any objections? then we have adopted those responses to the findings and recommendations. supervisor chu: i will make a motion to send this out, to send item two out, as amended, to the full board with recommendation, and to file item one. supervisor mar: without objection, so moved. is there anything else on this item, supervisor chu? thank you. thank you, everyone, for coming up, and the activism around complying with the 88. could you call the next item? >> item 3, motion directing the budget and legislative analyst to audit the department of children, youth, and their families. supervisor mar: item 3 is also called by supervisor alioto-per. is there someone from her office -- supervisor alioto-pier. is there someone from her office? no one is here from the office. let me just say that this is a motion that direct the budget and when it -- and legislative analyst's office to audit the department of children, youth, and their families. is there someone from the budget and legislative analyst's office? thank you, ms. newman. >> good morning, supervisors.
Jul 26, 2010 9:32am PDT
? supervisor mar: is there anyone in the public that would like to speak? please come forward i will also call a couple of names. >> good morning. i really appreciate the time and attention that you are putting into this issue because it is important for myself and for the community. in my experience, i came here 14 years ago. we have been asking transportation for some basic things. many times there is a problem, but they do not do anything. i am able to see a little bit better than before, but oftentimes, drivers are driving fast and it is hard to hear. oftentimes, they do not honk. i wanted to make a comment about this. i believe it was last tuesday. i was trying to go to the bathroom on 16th street to. somebody told me when my stuff was coming. they said it was the next one. the person pulled me the bus number, and right away, i could hear the bus driver making the announcement. i know they have to do it, but in my opinion, i do not know who had to force them to do it. they have the equipment. they know they have to do it, but many of them are refusing, muni drivers. i have had been u
Jul 22, 2010 6:30pm PDT
. supervisor mar: thank you. next speaker. >> hello, supervisors. thank you for the opportunity to respond to the report from the seven grand jury. i am the other co-chair of the mayor's disability council. as ms. parsons outlined, we are in agreement with many of -- most facets that the grand jury reported on hand with recommendations. you also have the recommendation from the mayor's disability council as well in your packet. one thing that i wanted to highlight further was the matter of training of the municipal transit association as well as for the police department, and other city employees, interacting with people with disabilities. as ms. parsons also alluded to, we were concerned about online training, that it was not enough to have a facts-based primer to give to the employee is on an ongoing basis. the context of the actual interaction with someone with disabilities seems to make more of a human factor out of this. we are talking about one out of five san franciscans who identified themselves as a person with this ability. it may be seen, like blindness for myself, or they could
Jul 28, 2010 8:33pm PDT
audits. i would encourage you to move forward would definitely the audit of supervisor mar pose a presenting on the seniors in place. we have done some additional work -- initial work for the office that has brought us to this place that we realize that the elderly community is growing at a faster rate in san francisco, and we are attempting to look at some of the demographics about that aging community in terms of income, ethnicity, languages, and to look at independent living options to be able to encourage the aging in place that the elderly will be able to stay in their homes, live more independently, say as members of the community, so that we will also be looking at best practices that are currently in use in san francisco as well as other communities and coming forward with legislative recommendations for incentives that would encourage property owners to make this necessary residential upgrades to increase accessibility and safety for aging adults. we estimate that this audit will require approximately 255 hours to complete and that we could complete this audit and present
Jul 22, 2010 7:00pm PDT
break to talk about our additional assignments going forward. supervisor mar: thank you. we have comments from representatives from dcyf. >> good morning, supervisors. thank you very much for inviting us to comment. in general, our office is actually ready to respond to the audit. in particular, we look forward to the narrowing the scope of this audit. when we first heard about the dcyf study and audit, we were curious to know in what ways we could participate further. since we play a smaller role in the larger investment, we are glad to hear that this will be an interdepartmental effort, and we look forward to your further guidance to cooperate with the office. >> it is active in, i guess. city-wide child-care administrator, and to echo that comment, we really welcome the opportunity to work with the departmental audit as we jointly fund, joint discussions around policy and planning and services, and also work with eph. it will be a welcome opportunity to dialogue about how we might be able to interconnect with services and programs. supervisor mar: can i just ask a question? i
Jul 25, 2010 12:01am PDT
to begin work on an audit such as this. supervisor mar: thank you. let me give a bit further background. there has been a group of senior organizations and add it -- advocates and activists that have been working with my office, so a lot of the questions and framing of the previous report by the budget analyst office and then these new questions and research issues and areas have been driven by activism of senior organizations, but also people like me that our baby boomers, born between 1946 and 1964, the 72 million people in the u.s. that came about after the end of world war ii and that will be entering a very rapidly the senior ranks and demographic group within the city and around the country. the data that the previous report shows that 20% of the city put the population as people over 65 years old, but i think within 20 years, the population will increase, i think, 60%. the senior population will increase by about 60%. that is why it is critical to understand the housing needs and to develop stronger policies and to implement other task force recommendations of differen
Jul 26, 2010 11:32pm PDT
. >> absolutely. supervisor mar: other questions? ok, let's open this up for public comment. is there anyone from the public that would like to speak? >> good morning, supervisors. i would like to speak out in support of this measure. i count myself as part of that aging baby boomer population, and i expect to live in san francisco and see the final demise of this once great city. i'm expecting to be proven wrong, but most of the information i have seen over the last four years indicates that i may be wrong or right. i think that i'm right. anyway, back to the subject matter, one of the recommendations as part of the listing here on the page mentions of the seniors getting proper services as they age. since so many seniors have to go to san francisco general hospital for necessary care, i would like to reiterate my request that san francisco general the audited financially based on the financial recommendations of the 2003 report which was issued by the board of supervisors. i'm still confused as to why a request to reexamine those recommendations is still meeting opposition on the bo
Jul 24, 2010 5:01pm PDT
? supervisor alioto-pier? supervisor mar? supervisor campos? two ayes and one no. supervisor campos: thank you. please call items #2 and 3 together please. >> motion ordering submitted to the voters an ordinance establishingpolicing policy and foot beat be held on november 2,2010. motion ordering submitted to the election to be held on november 2, 2010 establishing the community policing policy and foot beat patrol the november 2, supervisor alioto-pier: supervisor campos: that you very much. this item had to come back for an amendment, the first amendment was to split the file, and one of the files includes new language that was of originally proposed by the president. that is the reason we are here. colleagues, i do not know if you have any questions or comments about this. let's open it up to public comment. is there any member of the public that would like to speak out items two and three? seeing no one, public comment is closed. i have been informed that their preference would be that this be sent to the board not as a committee report but so that it can be heard on july 27. if we can
Jul 13, 2010 7:00am EDT
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Jul 22, 2010 1:00am PDT
present. elsbernd present. mar present. mirkarimi present. avalos, present. mr. president, all members are present. president chiu: can you please join me in the pledge of allegiance? [pledge of allegiance] president chiu: colleagues, you should have copies of the minutes. a motion by supervisor mirkarimi, second by supervisor maxwell. without objection? >> i have no communications, mr. president. president chiu: we have a special order in case the president wishes to appear in front of the board. i see mr. waggoner. are we expecting the mayor today? >> [inaudible] president chiu, do not believe the mayor will be here today. president chiu: that is unfortunate. >> items 1-12 comprise the consent agenda that will be acted on by a single vote unless the member requests discussion of the item. president chiu: would anybody like to sever any items? can you please call the roll for items 1 - 12. supervisor campos: aye. president chiu: aye. supervisor chu: aye. supervisor daly: aye. supervisor dufty: aye. supervisor elsbernd: aye. supervisor mar: aye supervisor maxwell: aye. supervis
Jul 13, 2010 9:00am EDT
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Jul 22, 2010 6:00pm PDT
. supervisor mar: we are waiting for supervisor alioto-pier or someone from her office to lead the hearings on items 1, and connected to 2. let's move on to item 3. >> motion directing the budget and legislative analyst to audit the department of children, youth and their families. supervisor mar: supervisor chu? supervisor chu: supervisor alioto-pier will not be able to make it today, but there is someone from the office of the stability here who will be doing the presentations for items 1 and 2. item 3, legislative aide will be coming for that item. supervisor mar: why don't we delay item 3 and go through the top of the agenda. >> item 1. hearing on the recently published 2009-2010 civil grand jury report entitled "americans with disabilities act: is san francisco in compliance?" item 2. resolution responding to the presiding judge of the superior court on the findings and recommendations contained in the 2009-2010 civil grand jury report entitled "americans with disabilities act: is san francisco in compliance?" supervisor chu: this is an item that was brought to us by superviso
Jul 26, 2010 1:02pm PDT
. if you have any other questions. president maxwell: supervisor mar? supervisor mar: what are the species? >> the related fraud and another. president maxwell: there is one that is around sharp park. -- the red legged frog. the grazing land, do they plan that? is it natural? every time i go there, there is this: we light stuff. a plant. -- this golden weeed-like plant. >> supervisor, no, we do not do that at this time, but we are planing to combat non native weeds, and that is something we are proposing. president maxwell: cows do not each non native weeds? >> there are certainly weeds out there that they do not eat. they prefer natural grasses and european grasses that have been imported. president maxwell: ok, and that is 640 acres? >> it is about 670 acres. it is part of an 1,100 acre grazing unit, a portion of what we would still have. yes. president maxwell: how much land to release for grazing in that area -- do we east -- lease? >> i will have to get back to you on that number, but it is tens of thousands of acres. president maxwell: do you know roughly how many acres we ow
Jul 30, 2010 6:30am PDT
. supervisor mar: what is urban strategies? >> that is the human capital arm , mccormack, bair, and toliver. they are going through to focus on the human capital development piece. they have a long history of doing this. this work in all kinds of cities around the country. once development is imminent, they come in and establish the work that stablizes the families to prepare them for development. we talked about this a little earlier, but we are proud to announce, the phase one was relocated successfully. several of those went off site. but that was a blend of the housing authority and the residents working together to very well the relocation plan and very well it. we are proud of that process. on the service connection work, we are proud the people of hunters view will be part of the connection work. we are proud of phase one. we were able to start abatement. that is definitely linked to the service connection work. we think the work we were dealing with actually yielded those outcomes. and we are proud of the fact that we are trying to bring existing residents and larger neighbo
Jul 27, 2010 12:32pm PDT
du sac that doesn't give us eyes on the street. supervisor mar: just a little bit of detail. >> maffers, my nime is -- >> supervisors, my name is margaret campbell. there are similar sites that deal with steep terrains. how we're dealing with this at hunters view is how we're dealing with this at potrero. to the extent possible we are creating a street grid that will feel more like a typical san francisco neighborhood. where we can't connect those streets because there are buildings on the site, we are creating pedestrian kecks, and where -- a lot of those pedestrian connections are already there, but they are a little more informal. we are formalizing them. we are making them safe. we have the lighting. and we will also be maintaining them. chair maxwell: and i think for those of us who -- i mean, san francisco is built on hills. we are used to that terrain. i keep hearing it, but that should not be any -- i don't think that should be a deterrent to connecting streets. we managed to do it on lump barred and all the other streets. here it has been, no excuses, get it done. t
Jul 16, 2010 8:00am PDT
eric mar. supervisor alioto-pier is in route. the clerk is linda wong. covering the meeting for sfgtv are jennifer lowe and don gardner. with respect to item #1, the title of this charter amendment was changed and not noticed in comlpiance with the sunshine ordinance, so by law there will not be a discussion on this matter today and it has been rescheduled for a special meeting on july 20. just to make sure we are in full compliance with the sunshine ordnance, my understanding is we cannot take part. >> if it is not properly noted, it would actually be a by relation to how the committee considering something. supervisor campos: thank you very much. with that in mind, if you could call item two. >> motion confirmed the mayor's nomination of and appointing carol kinsley -- kingsley to the san francisco police commission for the unexpired portion of a four year term ending april 30, 2014. supervisor campos: carol kingsley is here this morning and i would ask her to please come up. thank you for being here. welcome to the rules committee. 5 committee. >> good morning. it is a pleasure to
Jul 24, 2010 3:31am PDT
. supervisor elsbernd: no. supervisor mar: aye. supervisor maxwell: no. supervisor mirkarimi: no. supervisor alioto-pier: no. supervisor avalos: no. >> there are 4 ayes and 7 no's. president chiu: item 21. >> item 21 is a charter amendment to require the mayor to appear personally at one regularly scheduled meeting of the board of supervisors each month to engage in formal policy discussions with members of the board. president chiu: any discussion on this item? supervisor mirkarimi. supervisor mirkarimi: on item 21, i want to thank his supervisor daly. for his persistence -- over the years this has been battered around, i think it was demeaned by sources out there from the administration to their advocates in the press as a way to really make light of what i think is probably one of the most meaningful ideas that has come before the voters of san francisco. they would castigate the intent of this particular measure, thinking that it was something personal with this particular mayor. sooner or later, he will be gone. this measure will have more of an import to the successor. i be
Jul 16, 2010 7:00am PDT
is the committee vice chair, supervisor alioto- pier, to my right is supervisor mar. we have been board -- joined by the board president. staffing and covering the meeting are charles [unintelligible] and bill dillman. are there any announcements, madam clerk? >> please turn off all cell phone devices. please provide a speaker card if you wish to speak. if you are submitting documents, please provide documents for -- copies for the committee. supervisor campos: thank you. we're going to start with item no. 2. >> item #2, charter amendment (first draft) to amend the charter of the cityfrancisco by amending section 16.23-10, to extend thepublic education enrichment fund 2016; amending sections 16.123-2 and 16.123-8, to make conforming changes; 16.123-3, to use any surplus returned from the library preservation fund baseline to disbursements under the pubic education enrichment library programs; amending section 16.123-5, to allow the to pay college tuition and fees for students attending city amending section 16.123-6, to authorize the youth plans submitted by the school five commis
Jul 16, 2010 7:00pm EDT
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Jul 27, 2010 5:02am PDT
that commissioners mar and chu are here. if there are other elected officials, if you could join me. our community in san francisco is something we are extremely proud of. frankly, if it was not for all of you i do not think any of us would be standing up here. we are very honored to be representing the community and the richness of our heritage in san francisco. it is not just one community but many communities that come from north asia, south asia, southeast asia, the pacific islands. all of us are here to pay homage to the leaders getting awards but also to thank the heritage committee for all the work they have done. can we call up claudia chang to presenter this proclamation? it was not for her and the committee, this would never have happened. please give her a round of applause. [applause] all the committee members are on page three or four of the handbook. problems, a political system in which to many people have lost faith, and the new government will face the worst inheritance of any incoming government for least 60 years. that is exactly why it is so important that we hav
Jul 21, 2010 1:01pm PDT
you and the condition. one question that i have is in a way connected to what supervisor mar was asking and that is the importance of making sure that as a member of the commission, you have a sense of what is going on in the diverse communities of san francisco. there is sometimes a disconnect, specific to what is happening in the communities. i wonder if you could say a little bit about how you intend to approach this issue, your willingness to reachotut t-- reach out to the diverse communities we have. >> thank you for stating ugun violence work. it is that involvement that endears the city, and i did not have the opportunity to thank you for doing that work while you were with the city attorney. in terms of gaining a better understanding myself, which is an educational lifetime understanding, the folks around you -- with the great diversity we have in the city, i think it is most important that we attempt to do that. as police commissioner, it behooves me more to make sure my understanding and education continue in that manner, and something we spoke about a couple of days ag
Jul 21, 2010 5:00am EDT
en las costas de california tenemos brisa que viene desde el mar pero con alerta de posibilidad de incendio y posibilidad de inundaciones porque hay tormentas que ocurren durante el verano 79 para ustedes en los Ángeles, un poco de niebla y también en san francisco phoenix también con bastante calor, aunque no tan mal como en días anteriores, posibilidad 20% de tormentas y el calor continúa en el centro del país sobre todo en la porción central, dallas 95 posibilidad de lluvia hacia la noche 10%,to pero aviso de tormentas fuertes más al norte, la posibilidad de lluvia disminuye en chicago, la ola de calor está más al sur de ustedeo significativo, el noreste sí con lluvia y tormentas aviso de tormentas severas en virginia, carolina del norte, pero para la gran manzana posibilidad de lluvia 40%, lo principal asociado estas perturbaciones que surcan el área. tenemos una onda tropical justo sobre puerto rico, pudiera será una depresión y tormenta, aviso de toro men tashgs hasta 8 tenemos los resultados de una encuesta exclusiva de univision y la agencia prensa asociada...
Jul 20, 2010 8:00am PDT
crosby have in common? they're both part of the legendary history here at the del mar thoroughbred club. for more than 60 years, this is the place that legends are made of. and it all gets started here on opening day. >> you gotta remember, there's 200,000 horses born a year. only one can win the derby. [music playing] >> riders up! >> del mar has got a great history. i mean, one of the reasons we're so successful is really our history. i mean, bing crosby lived up the road at a ranch up there, and he was looking for a place to run his horses, so he convinced the state that they should build a racetrack here at del mar, so he did it. [bell ringing] [crowd cheering] >> we've been raising horses for 40 years or so, and california goes way back in the 1800s with a lot of horse farms. it's got a real heritage here and it employs a lot of people. if somebody just gave you a little baby horse, you might have 20,000 into it by the time it ever got to a race or maybe more than that. [crowd cheering] >> oh, horse is everything. i mean, we're just a passenger. i have a lot of respect for hor
Jul 17, 2010 1:00am PDT
. supervisor mar: there was the critique of the core community benefits agreement. one of the criticisms was the the 10,000 jobs or 1500 construction jobs might not be of a level that the residents of the 80.4 surrounding areas have the skill level or training for. it looks to me like the proposal that you have will be bringing people's educational and skill level up so that they are able to take many of the 1500 jobs. could you go into detail about how it will bring the skill level up so that they have a good chance of getting these jobs? >> on the construction side? supervisor mar: i guess for any of the different types of jobs. >> i am not as familiar with the total job projections. i think my peers can speak to that better than me. the idea is that when folks come through any of the academies, they are trained for whenever the opportunity across a diverse spectrum. when they come in to city building, the training we offer gives them a first entry level into a variety of the building trades. we have been successful in most of the trades. we need to do more work in getting some partnership
Jul 20, 2010 4:00pm PDT
supervisor mar. >> is there a roll call on that motion? president chiu: let's have a roll call vote. >> what is the connection to the budget? why do we need to continue this? >> no budget monies will be used. >> i think that there are other things in discussion, other revenue measures that are still being discussed. i would feel more comfortable having this later in the meeting today. president chiu: rollcall votes to -- supervisor daly. supervisor daly: i am wondering why we would continue several charter amendments until later in the meeting. it's fine. i don't think there needs to be a motion to vote on it. i think we can kind of pass over its. i am not looking to vote against this, but i think i have an attorney's opinion floating around. i just wish everyone will do the right thing all of the items. president chiu: any further discussion? we will have a rollcall vote to continue items 50 and 51. supervisor campos: aye. president chiu: aye. supervisor chu: aye. supervisor daly: no. supervisor dufty: no. supervisor elsbernd: no. supervisor mar: aye. supervisor maxwell: >> supervi
Jul 21, 2010 1:30am PDT
supervisor elsbernd: no. supervisor mar: aye. supervisor maxwell: >> superviss absent. there are 6 ayes and 4 no's. president chiu: if we could now called items 52 and 53. -- call items 52 and 53. >> they comprise a special order, sitting as a committee for a public hearing on amendments made to a charter amendment authorizing split appointments. president chiu: i would like to open this hearing in regard to the charter appointments. there are a number of people that wish to speak in public comment. if i could ask -- [reading names] step up to the microphone. first speaker, please. >> i am director of the san francisco open government advocacy coalition. i have been spending time at the rent board. some interesting things that people don't realize, the budget is $5.40 million. that is $2.7 million out of the pockets of the tenants, and $2.7 million out of the pockets of the landlords of this city. although every other city agency and body has been asked to make cutbacks, they have asked to forgo increases, they have even been asked to take a cut in salary. the rent board has, for t
Jul 26, 2010 2:32pm PDT
-- supervisor mar? supervisor mar: can you share with me the information from the fifth graders, their mapping and their ideas? i would be curious what vision they have of their ideas. that would be helpful at a later time. i would be happy to see that. >> it is pretty exciting stuff, and fun to look at. i am sure there are some of those folks that would come to visit you in your office if you wanted a life, in-person presentation. in terms of thinking about what's going to happen here, hunter's view will be working on what's happening in the fall. one of the things we haven't talked about is that hunters view will have a tight relationship with the p.u.c. around storm water. we are working with them on the cistern and working with them on run-off and water conservation efforts. if the shipyard is approved, then that's ahead of you this week. we are happy to work with you, depending your decision on that. as we mentioned, sunnydale and potrero are moving through that environmental review process. eventually you will find your way back in terms of plain unit developments. and last but n
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